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The ADF Inquiry Officer Report by Brigadier Don Higgins was complete by the end of June 2009 and made some 59 recommendations relating to doctrine, policy, procedures and training relevant to boarding operations in general as well as on their application in the boarding and control of SIEV 36. Click here to read the Inquiry Officer Report.

Click here to read the affidavit relating to implementation of the recommendations contained in the Inquiry Officer Report presented to the Northern Territory Coroner by Captain Vaughn Rixon, RAN - Commander Mine Warfare, Clearance Diving, Hydrographic Meteorological and Patrol Force.